Muslim family risks becoming homeless during Ramadan


Social activist Gilbert Go highlighted the plight of a couple who may become homeless before Hari Raya. According to Gilbert, the couple owe Housing & Development Board (HDB) $414 in overdue rental and the government agency has threatened to throw them out of the flat for it.

A Muslim couple may have to spend their Hari Raya homeless as HDB will evict them by 30th June if they can't pay the…

Posted by Gilbert Goh on Tuesday, 30 May 2017

The man is the sole breadwinner of the family and earns #1,000 as a pest controller. The family also has outstanding utilities bill. Gilbert is trying to raise funds to support the couple so that they won’t have to spend Ramadan homeless.